Desktop Virtualization


What Is Windows IoT?

Tasked with rolling out virtual desktops to remote users with a new thin client, Tom discovers it runs Windows 11 IoT Enterprise. So what's that?

Microsoft Announces Multi-User Capabilities for Windows Cloud PC

The marquee feature in Windows 365 Frontline, now in public preview, allowing each Frontline license purchased to have up to three users access the Cloud PC, albeit not at the same time.

Hands On with Windows 365 Business Edition

"If you have a business that has seasonal spikes, DaaS makes a lot of sense."

What is Windows 365 and Is It Right for Your Business?

Tom Fenton takes a look at Microsoft's Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), which provides desktops that run in the cloud and which are managed and administrated by the cloud provider.

Take Five with Tom Fenton: Must-See VMware Explore 2022 Horizon Sessions

From the Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure to Architecting Horizon: The Official Reference Architecture, VMware Explore (formerly VMworld) is returning to an in-person format with many Horizon sessions of interest to Tom Fenton.

Cooking with Azure Virtual Desktop

Paul details where this hidden gem fits, where it doesn't, why you should care and coming improvements.

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Tips for Managing VDI, Part 7: Success vs. Failure

Tom points out a key factor that can make VDI a success and talks about one of the reasons it failed in the early days.

Tips for Managing VDI, Part 6: Infrastructure Options

Tom takes a look at Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) and hybrid infrastructure.

Tips for Managing VDI, Part 5: Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Tom explains how HCI works with VDI.

Tips for Managing VDI, Part 4: UC, Monitoring and SD-WAN

Tom looks at ways to offload UC processes from datacenter CPUs to VDI clients, monitoring remote assets and the benefits of using SD-WAN.

Tips for Managing VDI, Part 3: Performance & Cost

With the basics out of the way, Tom looks at some VDI techniques to increase performance and decrease costs.

Tips for Managing VDI, Part 2: Component Best Practices

After previously explaining what VDI is and its recent history, Tom dives in to specific components and some best practices around them.

Tips for Managing VDI, Part 1: The Basics

Tom gives expert hands-on advice as more employers try to keep their employees happy working from home without risking a corporation's digital assets.

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Gathering Information on Your Wi-Fi NIC and Connection on Linux

Tom Fenton shares his tools for monitoring built-in device Wi-Fi among the wide variety of Linux versions and GUI interfaces.

VMware Advises Horizon Users to Patch for Log4j Vulnerabilities

VMware issued an "IMPORTANT" message to users of its Horizon virtual desktop offering, warning them to patch for critical Log4j vulnerabilities.

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